Federal Judge Won’t Block Wisconsin’s Gay Marriage Ban During Court Challenge But Will Move Quickly

Last week, the ACLU filed a motion seeking an injunction blocking Wisconsin's gay marriage ban during the court challenge. U.S. District Court Judge said on Tuesday that she probably won't block it since it would be immediately challenged, the Wisconsin State Journal reports:

Crabb“Of course, the premise of a preliminary injunction is that relief is needed now and cannot wait until the case is fully litigated,” Crabb wrote. “If a preliminary injunction must be stayed as soon as it is entered, it is not clear what purpose it serves.”

Crabb said she'll deny the motion if it isn't withdrawn. She also said "the case will proceed to summary judgment on an expedited schedule.”